Police paged the team to go to the rescue a diver who was in Wastwater lake and in difficulties. He had been diving at depth when problems occurred with breathing. 12 team members attended and the rescue boat was taken to the Lake. Before the rescue got fully underway the man was brought to shore by his diving colleagues and the incident was stood down. Incident closed at around 2.00 p.m.
Incident started at 12:45 and ended at 14:00 making 1.3 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1535 0537 (altitude 64 m). Total rescuer hours: 16